Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact vs LG G8 ThinQ

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2160 pixels
1440 x 3120 pixels

Pixel density

483 ppi
563 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

73.56 %
83.66 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

19 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Dual-Camera, Autofocus

Design

Dimensions

5.31 x 2.56 x 0.48 inches (135 x 65 x 12.1 mm)
5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm)

Weight

5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Water, Dust; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Silver, Pink, Green
 

Colors

 
Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine red

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Adreno 640

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Available to use

48 GB
106 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG
USB OTG

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2870 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

10.80 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
22.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time

21.2 days (510 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
17.2 days (412 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Talk time (3G)

20.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 

Music playback

73.00 hours
 

Video playback

15.30 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 25, 2018
Feb 15, 2019

FCC ID value: PY7-24118Q link
FCC ID value: ZNFG820UM link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.78 W/kg
0.98 W/kg

Body

0.74 W/kg
0.95 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.44 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.07 W/kg
1.29 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.88 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, USB-C cable, USB-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter and Manaul
USB Type-C cable, Quick Charge 3.0 charger, SIM tray opener, Clear case, Stereo headset

MSRP price

 
$ 820
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